Neurosciences

Nerves of steel. Hearts of gold. When a medical condition interrupts your child's life, it can be scary, especially when it's related to the brain and nervous system. If your child is diagnosed with a neurological disorder or disease, it may ease your mind to know that our neurosciences department is one of the largest and most respected in the southwest. Click to read more.

Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center

February
12,
2024
| 14:58 PM America/Chicago
For the first time in its 105-year history, Cook Children’s Medical Center is the recipient of and primary institution for a $2.3 million research project grant, known as an R01, by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the
January
31,
2024
| 16:55 PM America/Chicago
By Jean YaegerMedical students and resident physicians in Amarillo will get more exposure to pediatric neurology thanks to a new and unique partnership between Cook Children’s and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC).The TTUHSC
October
19,
2023
| 16:21 PM America/Chicago
On Thursday morning, Cook Children’s opened the doors to the new Jane and John Justin Institute for Mind Health. A ribbon-cutting ceremony occurred at the Justin Institute, located in the newly expanded Dodson Specialty Clinics building.The Justin
October
18,
2023
| 11:24 AM America/Chicago
Story by Charlotte Settle. Video by Tom Riehm.The highly anticipated Jane and John Justin Institute for Mind Health will open its doors at Cook Children’s this month. The Institute brings together nine specialties that treat disorders of the nervous
September
29,
2023
| 10:31 AM America/Chicago
Cook Children's is hosting a short film screening and virtual discussion on Nov. 8 at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth to raise awareness for Epilepsy Awareness Month. Join us for “Under the Lights,” an inspiring story about a teen with epilepsy,
September
26,
2023
| 12:03 PM America/Chicago
This mural, depicting Fort Worth's rich culture and vibrant identity, will welcome patients at the new Jane and John Justin Institute for Mind Health, which is set to open in  October 2023. The Justin Institute will bring together nine specialties
September
21,
2023
| 14:21 PM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleIn recent years, robots have emerged as invaluable tools in health care by performing everything from the routine task of delivering a patient meal to assisting in highly complex surgical procedures. Their efficiency and precision can
September
18,
2023
| 10:14 AM America/Chicago
Note: This story was featured on Good Morning America. View it here.By Heather DugeValerie Shorten, BSN, RN, and her son, Marquis Shorten, are no strangers to overcoming obstacles. Each one has led them to where they are today.Marquis faced a
July
28,
2023
| 10:43 AM America/Chicago
By Ashley AntleToday, Cook Children’s Medical Center - Prosper launched a new testing and diagnostic service that allows children experiencing seizures to receive care closer to their homes and communities. The test, called continuous